Many candidates aren't wasting time announcing that they want a seat on Erie City Council.
Several council members have terms expiring at the end of the year, including John Evans, Dave Brennan, Curtis Jones Jr. and Jim Winarski.
Evans and Brennan announced they will run for re-election come November.
A new comer and Sharon native, Selena King, has also announced she will work to get elected to council.
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"In city government and county government, I think the relationships are definitely there," Brennan said. "I've been working hard to develop that with citizens and neighborhood groups and I want to continue to be able to work with them."
"The city has a lot of key strategic structural financial challenges ahead of it, as a lot of municipalities do," Evans said. "So I think that's going to be my focus is to provide that leadership."
Both Winarski and Jones are also expected to run for re-election.